2021 China’s paper industry market price trend analysis

Since February 2021, the PPI of the paper industry has gradually recovered, and in May 2021, the PPI of the paper industry will increase by 5.0% year-on-year. It is mainly due to the global increase in the prices of pulp and energy in the upstream of papermaking, which have increased the production costs of my country’s paper-making enterprises, leading to the rise of paper prices.

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The core data of this article: Paper Industry PPI, Paper Industry Enterprise Operating Cost, Pulp Import Unit Price

Domestic paper prices continue to rise sharply

According to the changes in the producer price index (PPI) of the domestic paper industry announced by the National Bureau of Statistics, from 2019 to 2020, the PPI of the national paper industry will continue to be in a falling range, but it will gradually rise from February 2021 to May 2021. Industrial PPI increased by 5.0% year-on-year in the month.

According to the China Paper Association, starting from April 2021, the ex-factory prices of some household paper products have increased by 10%-20%; leading packaging paper companies are also issuing “price increase letters” one after another. On May 17, the packaging paper industry Nine Dragons Paper, which ranks No. 1 in domestic production, launched the third round of price increases in May.


Post time: Nov-03-2021